About your Search

20121012
20121012
Search Results 0 to 1 of about 2
is fbi special agent kate mayfield. the previous five books were set in the states, mostly the new york area. this is the first one i took him out of the country and he got assigned to go there. he doesn't want to go there. he goes to yemen to look for the panther. the panther is a yemeni american born in new jersey raised here went to colombian university but took up the cause of jihad, went back to his ancestral home in yemen. i postulate, this is based a little on truth he was one of the master mines of the u.s.s. cole bombing. >> that's the premise of it. >> how much of you book is fact and how much is fiction? you're clearly weaving in what have been some terrorism news events in the past? >> i look at the facts as the skeleton of the book. the facts are all true. if they sound true, they probably are true. but novels make it up. you've got to make up the dialogue. it all hangs on the -- the incident was the "u.s.s. cole" bombing. the joint terrorist task force is stationed in foreign countries, yemen being one of them. so the facts are there. this is not a primmer
fbi people, i've been doing this for a while now. some of the people i spoke to initially are retired and they tend to speak more freely when they are retired. i don't name sources not a good thing. even retired people don't want to be acknowledged in the book. but i just -- i fell into this plan years ago having to know people. >> are you friend with our john miller. he could be a great help to you. are you friend with him? >> you should meet him. >> john was one of the first interviews back in 1978 with him when i did my first book. >> i wonder if john miller is anywhere in that book. thank you. >> a page turner as they say. "the panther" goes on sale tuesday by the way. when we come back, paul thomas anderson. he gave us boogie nights. remember what boogie nights was about? there will be blood. his latest movie is causing quite a stir in hollywood. we'll talk about that. he's the director of the movie called "the master." he joins us next right after >>> boogie nights established director paul thomas anderson an important name in hollywood. his latest film "the master" tells the st
Search Results 0 to 1 of about 2

Terms of Use (10 Mar 2001)